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HTML How to Make a Website Styling Web Pages and Navigation Polish the Navigation and Footer

I'm unable to apply styles to my list item and my footer.I'm unable to find where i did mistake.Could someone please hel

```<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head>

<title>Aruns's Blog</title>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<link rel="stylesheet" href="/Users/Arun/Desktop/Arun/Arun-project/HowToBuildWebsite/css/normalize.css">
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="<link href='https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Josefin+Sans' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>">
<link href='https://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Josefin+Sans|Jim+Nightshade' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="/Users/Arun/Desktop/Arun/Arun-project/HowToBuildWebsite/css/main1.css">

</head> <body id="wrapper"> <header> <h1>Welcome To My Blog</h1> <nav> <ul> <li><a href="/Users/Arun/Desktop/Arun/Arun-project/HowToBuildWebsite/index3.html">HOME</a></li> <li><a href="aboutme.html">ABOUT ME</a></li> <li><a href="videos.html">VIDEOS</a></li> <li><a href="ImportantLink.html">IMPORTANT LINKS</a></li> <li><a href="mailto:arunbaskaran03@gmail.com?subject=Your%20Queries-&body=Hello,">Contact</a></li> </ul>


</header> <footer> <a href="https://facebook.com/arun.karthik.7315"><img src="/Users/Arun/Desktop/Arun/Arun-project/HowToBuildWebsite/img/fb.png" alt="facebooklogo"></a> </footer> </body> </html>```

style sheet :

wrapper {

background-color: #cbb9bb;


wrapper h1{

text-align: center;
font-family: font-family: 'Josefin Sans', sans-serif;
padding: 10px 20px 5px 0;
border: double;
border-color: #888;


/* Creating style for unordered list*/

wrapper nav li {

float: left;
font-family:'Jim Nightshade', cursive;


wrapper nav li {

padding: 40px 20px 5px 0;
border: solid;
border-color: #888; 


/* Applying Style for <a> indent */

wrapper nav li a {

text-decoration: none;
color: #0000ff;
font-size: 30px;


nav a.wrapper , nav a:hover{ color: #ccc; }


height: 5px;


Simon Coates
Simon Coates
28,694 Points

did you put dots before the class CSS selectors? Or is that just display weirdness because you didn't use the markdown syntax to display your code here.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,094 Points

I noticed one of your selectors is "nav a.wrapper".

:point_right: But "wrapper" is not a class, its the ID of the body element.

Since you don't need to specify the body explicitly anyway, that selector should probably just be "nav a".


I'm getting confused here. When i should use section , id , class and div. Could you clarify. Also , about padding, Margin and border in lay man.

It will be grateful if you could help me with this.